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When was the Confederacy formed?

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When was the Confederacy formed?

The Confederacy:

The Confederacy was opposed to the Union during the American Civil War. They were made up of Southern states who wanted to secede from the Union and from President Lincoln, allowing themselves to continue owning slaves.

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The Confederacy was formed on February 4th of 1861, one year after Lincoln was elected president. Several states had already officially declared their...

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The Creation of the Confederacy: Leadership & Goals

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In this lesson, we will take a look at the 1861 creation of the Confederate States of America. We will examine the new country's government, meet its leaders, and learn about its goals.


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